186. Baby of the family

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Basil was “the baby of the family”. From the day he was born, being the youngest of six, people would say to his mother, “And is this the baby of the family?” Indeed, he was.

How he hated being the baby of the family. He hated it since when he was six. He had started school. He wasn’t a baby. When he was fourteen, oh, yes! his mother still got, “And is this the baby of the family?”

And what a spoilt little brat he was. His brothers and sisters would say, “Basil gets away with murder because he’s the baby of the family.” Well now he was all grown up. He lived with his partner in another town altogether. They had three kids: Selina, Eileen and Manuel. Manuel was the baby of the family.

How Manuel hated being the baby of the family. He hated it since when he was six. He had started school. He wasn’t a baby. When he was fourteen, oh, yes! his mother still got, “And is this the baby of the family?”

And what a spoilt little brat he was. His sisters would say, “Manuel gets away with murder because he’s the baby of the family.” Well now he was all grown up. He lived with his partner in another town altogether. They had two kids: Ruslana and Evgeniy. Evgeniy was the baby of the family.

How Evgeniy hated being the …

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